Nextracker - Sr. Software Engineer (Architecture)
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At Nextracker, we are leading in the energy transition, providing the most comprehensive portfolio of intelligent solar tracker and control software solutions for solar power plants, as well as strategic services to capture the full value of solar power plants for our customers. Our talented worldwide teams are transforming PV plant performance every day with smart technology, data monitoring and analysis services.
As a company driving the clean energy transition, sustainability is not just a word. It's a core part of our business and our operations. Our sustainability efforts are based on five cornerstones: People, Community, Environment, Innovation, and Integrity. We are creative, collaborative and passionate problem-solvers from diverse backgrounds, driven by our shared mission to provide smart solar and software solutions for our customers and to mitigate climate change for future generations. Make your mark with Nextracker.
The Senior Software Engineer will be based in Fremont, California. Onboarding will be virtual for the time being with occasional socially distanced meetings at a Nextracker office. In this position, you will report to the Senior Director of Software. We are looking for a very talented senior software engineer to help us write software to analyze and optimize our existing installations and create advanced new control mechanisms. We have hundreds of thousands of devices in the field in virtually every continent, controlling our solar trackers. Our data and analytics infrastructure supports our maintenance operations and informs new product design. When you work with us, you will be making a positive, material impact on the solar capacity of the planet and learning how to scale outdoor IOT deployments in some very harsh environments
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We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Here is a glimpse of what you'll do...
Develop high-quality software design and architecture
Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
Review and debug code
Perform validation and verification testing
Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
Document development phases and monitor systems
Ensure software is up-to-date with the latest technologies
Here is some of what you'll need (required)...
Proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer
Solid programming skills, algorithms and data structures.
Proven software design skills.
Understanding of and experience in unit testing and test driven development.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
Familiarity with Linux OS
Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
Ability to work independently
Here are a few of our preferred experiences...
Knowledge of Modern, common purpose programming languages like Java, Go, C++ or Python.
Experience processing IOT big data, ideally from millions of devices in the field.
Backend technologies, like SQL and TimeSeries DBs. Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Apache Storm or
Apache Hadoop. Docker, Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
Software development for embedded or small footprint Linux systems is a plus
Working experience with cloud infrastructure as a service, like Microsoft Azure or AWS
UI development languages, like Angular, or React are a plus
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